Annual Number (in Thousands) of New Cases of Diagnosed Diabetes Among Adults Aged 18–79 Years, United States, 1980–2010
From 1980 through 2010, the number of adults in the United States aged 18–79 with newly diagnosed diabetes more than tripled from 493,000 in 1980 to over 1.7 million in 2010. The number of new cases of diabetes has increased since the early 1990s. From 2008 through 2010, the number of new cases of diagnosed diabetes has shown little change.
Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Interview Statistics, data from the National Health Interview Survey. Data computed by personnel in CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.